NYLI News

COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Clare Brown writes for Vable about COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis.

“Professionally we need to keep working as best we can because our organisations are relying on our rapidly evolving creativity to imagine a future in a changed world. Kitchens, bedrooms, and living rooms have become our new office spaces or […]

By |April 1st, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on COVID-19: Why librarians are amazing in times of crisis

Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity Amid COVID-19

Ellyssa Valenti Kroski, our Director of Information Technology/Marketing here at The New York Law Institute has written an article for On Firmer Ground which discusses some of the strategies we employed with regard to business continuity as well as some tips for preparing your own library.

Read Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity […]

By |March 30th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on Business as (Un)Usual: Library Business Continuity Amid COVID-19

30+ Free Online Resources for Law Library Research During COVID-19

With everyone transitioning to a remote
environment, law librarians may find themselves without access to print and
other resources that help them do their jobs. 
Here’s a list of free online research resources which may fill in the
gaps.

The FDLP offers many free resources for
conducting research such as:

FDLP LibGuides, which includes guides about:FDLP […]

By |March 25th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on 30+ Free Online Resources for Law Library Research During COVID-19

All About NYLI Webinar

The New York Law Institute now offers members a variety of resources and services including 2 eBooks collections providing access to over 160,000 eBook titles. We offer the entire West Academic Nutshells series in eBook format, hundreds of ABA titles, and Mathew Bender legal treatises.  We also offer access to valuable electronic resources such as […]

By |March 23rd, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on All About NYLI Webinar

NYLI’s OverDrive eBooks for Internet Explorer

It has been brought to our attention that some of you working from home only have access to Internet Explorer which is incompatible with OverDrive’s new eBooks platform.

You may use this link to go directly to the OverDrive Classic Site and get access to our eBooks that way.

By |March 18th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI’s OverDrive eBooks for Internet Explorer

NYLI working remotely – 3/18/2020

The staff of the New York Law Institute hopes this message finds you and yours safe and well.

Starting today, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all NYLI staff are working remotely.  library@nyli.org is the best way to contact us. Calls to 212 732 8720 are being forwarded.

In this trying time, we know you understand that NYLI cannot provide […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI working remotely – 3/18/2020

Sons of Irish Patriots…. and NYLI luminaries

Inspired by both the American and French Revolutions, particularly by the writings of Thomas Paine, historians consider the Irish Rebellion of 1798 as the greatest threat to English Rule between 1641 revolt and the Easter Uprising of 1916.

And the participants and sons of this rebellion would help shape 19th Century American Law […]

By |March 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sons of Irish Patriots…. and NYLI luminaries

NYLI FAQs During Coronavirus

FAQs

We reviewed our business disaster recovery and continuity plan and are prepared.   In response to your concern, please see my comments below.  Hope this helps with your contingency planning.   Contact us at library@nyli.org. if you have any more questions or concerns.  These are trying times.  Hoping you and yours and all our colleagues stay […]

By |March 17th, 2020|Announcements, New at NYLI|Comments Off on NYLI FAQs During Coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions

Sarah Jarvis at Law360 has posted an excellent article and infographic on the latest court closings in light of the Coronavirus.

Read more here.

By |March 17th, 2020|News from the Field|Comments Off on Coronavirus: The Latest Court Closures And Restrictions

NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar

March 18th @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Eastern

Optimize your federal legislative history research with ProQuest Congressional

The Library of the New York Law Institute offers web-based training sessions to help you discover new resources and enhance your research with Proquest Congressional, the premier electronic service for access to the activities and publications of the United […]

By |March 16th, 2020|Announcements|Comments Off on NYLI ProQuest Congressional Webinar